2013 Acura ILX to Start at $25,900


Earlier this year, Acura said its ILX compact will be priced well below $30,000; the automaker is sticking to the plan. The newest Acura on the block will start at $25,900 when it goes on sale next month. Prices for the 2013 ILX top out at $34,400. 

Acura’s smallest sedan will be available with three powertrains:

  • The ILX 2.0 uses a 150-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder and adds optional Premium and Tech packages.
  • The ILX 2.4 comes in a single Premium trim and features a 201-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine.
  • The brand’s first hybrid uses a 111-hp 1.5-liter powertrain and is available in base Hybrid trim or with the Tech package. It's EPA rated at 39/38 mpg city/highway. 

Standard features include keyless entry and push-button start, Pandora internet radio interface and SMS text message functionality. The Premium Package adds heated leather seats, an upgraded stereo, a multiview rearview camera and Active Sound Cancellation system. The Technology Package adds features such as ELS surround sound audio, AcuraLink multimedia functionality with voice recognition and a navigation system with a 60-gigabyte hard drive.

Full pricing is below. All prices exclude the $895 destination fee. The 2013 ILX will be manufactured at Honda's Greensburg, Ind., plant and will go on sale May 22.

  • ILX 2.0: $25,900
  • ILX 2.0 Premium: $29,200
  • ILX 2.0 Tech: $31,400
  • ILX 2.4 Premium: $29,200
  • ILX Hybrid: $28,900
  • ILX Hybrid Tech: $34,400

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